Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.

  • Written by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Columbus officials pass resolution condemning Islamophobia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City officials in Ohio's capital have passed a resolution condemning Islamophobia and declaring support for the area's Islamic community amid recent reports of housing discrimination and harassment in the state.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cleveland OKs 1-year moratorium on medical marijuana permits

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has joined the growing list of Ohio cities that have enacted moratoriums that for now prohibit permits and licenses to be issued for medical marijuana-related businesses.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF